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Rappler's latest stories on Manhattan


One dead as helicopter crash-lands on Manhattan building

Jun 11, 2019 - 10:20 AM

(UPDATED) 'There is no indication at this time that this was an act of terror. And there is no ongoing threat to New York City based on all the information we have right now,' says Mayor Bill de Blasio

A policeman stands in front of the building where a helicopter crash-landed on top in midtown Manhattan in New York on June 10, 2019. The crash started a fire and left one person dead as the entire building shook from the impact. Johannes EISELE / AFP

Pinay playwright debuts in New York theater

Nov 01, 2018 - 12:25 PM

Written by Dorothea Gloria, ‘The Sun Tries Dating’ will open at the Manhattan Repertory Theatre on November 2

IN PHOTOS: Jollibee opens in Manhattan, New York

Oct 31, 2018 - 12:32 PM

The famous bee’s first store in Manhattan has got Chickenjoy fanatics in NYC buzzing

Filipinos bag 11 awards at the International Film Festival Manhattan

Oct 29, 2018 - 7:45 PM

It was a landslide of wins for the Filipino film community in New York City

Explosive device found at New York home of billionaire Soros

Oct 23, 2018 - 10:58 PM

Joint Terrorism Task Force Division of the FBI is investigating the case of the explosive device found in the mailbox at the home of billionaire George Soros

George Soros, Founder and Chairman of the Open Society Foundations arrives for a meeting in Brussels, on April 27, 2017.  Meeting will mainly focus on situation in Hungary, including legislative measures that could force the closure of the Central European University in Budapest. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / OLIVIER HOSLET

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape, sex crimes by New York police

May 25, 2018 - 8:15 PM

(UPDATED) The former mogul – once the toast of Hollywood and whose films won scores of Oscars – is expected to appear before a Manhattan court later in the day, where he is expected to plead not guilty

GIVES UP. Harvey Weinstein turns himself in to the New York Police Department's First Precinct after he is served with criminal charges by the Manhattan District Attorney's office on May 25, 2018 in New York City. Photo by Kevin Hagen/Getty Images/AFP

More and more empty stores in Manhattan as e-commerce grows

Feb 14, 2018 - 1:09 PM

With more people shopping online, plus the higher rent, physical businesses are closing shop in Manhattan

RISING PROUD. People walk past One World Trade Center in New York City. File photo by Andrew Burton/AFP

Manhattan Row: Places to try in Araneta Center's latest hangout

Aug 23, 2017 - 5:13 PM

Araneta Center s newest area is the place to hang out in Cubao

The Cloisters: Museum abad pertengahan di ujung Manhattan

May 18, 2017 - 7:53 PM

Meskipun cukup terpencil dan jauh dari atraksi atraksi turis lainnya The Cloisters layak mendapat pertimbangan sebagai salah museum yang kamu kunjungi kalau sedang ke New York

Ledakan guncang New York, puluhan orang terluka

Sep 18, 2016 - 2:10 PM

Pejabat KJRI mengatakan hingga saat ini menyebut belum ada korban berasal dari Indonesia

DIAMANKAN. Polisi memblokir jalan usai sebuah ledakan terjadi di New York pada 17 September. Foto oleh William Edwards/AFP

WATCH: Senate hearing on $100-M Bangladesh bank heist, Day 2

Mar 17, 2016 - 12:09 PM

Watch the recording of the Senate hearing here

WATCH: Senate hearing on $100-M Bangladesh bank fund heist

Mar 15, 2016 - 1:54 PM

Watch the recording of the Senate hearing here

VP Binay’s case, Jovito Salonga, ISIS documents | 6PM wRap

Mar 10, 2016 - 7:21 PM

Watch Rappler’s 6PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

DTI chief makes final push for MSMEs initiatives

Sep 17, 2015 - 6:34 PM

Gregory Domingo also confirms he will stay as DTI chief at least until after the country s hosting of the APEC Leaders’ Summit in November

FINAL PUSH. DTI chief Gregory Domingo says he will continue pushing initiatives for micro, small and medium enterprises, which represent 98% of all registered businesses.

Jake Cuenca, Liza Diño win top acting honors in New York film festival

Oct 24, 2014 - 11:53 PM

Jake wins Best Actor for the movie Mulat while Liza is recognized for the movie In Nomine Matris at the 2014 International Film Festival Manhattan

Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building

Apr 16, 2014 - 10:31 PM

The Triple Yellow 2015 Mustang was taken apart whisked up by elevator to the observation deck and painstakingly reassembled overnight in freezing wind rain and snow

ICONIC: Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford (L) and Empire State Realty Trust CEO Anthony Malkin pose as the 2015 Ford Mustang convertible is revealed at the top of the Empire State Building in New York, April 16, 2014

Fil-Am daredevil climbs new World Trade Center in NYC

Mar 24, 2014 - 10:07 PM

16 year old Justin Casquejo from Weehawken New Jersey manages to sneak into the One World Trade Center building all the way to the top 104th floor undetected

Fil-Am journalist beaten because he 'kicked' woman?

Feb 03, 2014 - 8:43 AM

A complaint filed against the Filipino American journalist Randy Gener who is confined in a New York hospital said he was beaten because he kicked the female companion of his assailant

TV tourism on the rise in New York

Dec 10, 2013 - 1:07 PM

Fancy a cosmopolitan a la Carrie Bradshaw or titillation down the strip club favored by Tony Soprano?

Jett Galindo: Engineering the future of music production

Sep 21, 2013 - 11:25 AM

A Filipina music engineer excels in the male dominated filed of studio recording

DRIVE AND SKILL. Galindo excels in a male-dominated field. Photos courtesy of Jett Galindo

Brooklyn-based Pinoy transports PH culture through art

Sep 02, 2013 - 4:00 PM

For this Filipino artist in Brooklyn It s More Creative in the Philippines

SALAMAT, RIZAL. A bad experience with the police and a discovery of an antique copy of Jose Rizal's 'Noli Me Tangere' sparked a flame in Anthony Castro that never stopped burning. All images courtesy of Anthony Castro

Billy Crystal's '700 Sundays' is back

Jul 09, 2013 - 1:39 PM

The actor s acclaimed one man show will be back on Broadway for the last time

BILLY'S BACK. The actor will bring his Tony Award-winning one-man show to Broadway in November

Statue of Liberty reopens July 4

Jul 05, 2013 - 8:38 AM

Some tourists rose at dawn to be among the first to visit Lady Liberty one of America s most recognizable symbols

SYMBOL OF FREEDOM. Lady Liberty is 126 years old

Sony selling Manhattan building for $1-B

Jan 18, 2013 - 10:19 AM

The sale is part of Sony s plan to rescue its tattered balance sheet

Dozens hurt in New York ferry accident

Jan 09, 2013 - 11:40 PM

Witnesses said the ferry was going too quickly when it approached the pier perhaps resulting in the hard docking

NEAR WALL STREET. 3D satellite image of Manhattan's Pier 11 from Google Maps

Free wifi access for entire NY City neighborhood

Jan 09, 2013 - 7:16 AM

The Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan gets free wifi from Google

ACCESS, ALL THE TIME. New Yorkers now enjoy free wi-fi access. Photo from the Manhattan Facebook page

Midsummer night's dream: free outdoor opera in NY

Jun 30, 2012 - 10:15 AM

Classical music nature the sky — opera does not get any more relaxed than this

THE NAUMBURG BANDSHELL IN New York's Central Park. Screen grab from YouTube

On Chris Brown and Drake: Rihanna stays quiet

Jun 19, 2012 - 11:44 AM

The singer chooses to tweet her talk

STRONGER. Rihanna's image and persona have certainly changed over the years. Screen grab from YouTube